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Everything you need to know about the new High Potential Individual and Scale-up visas

What is the High Potential Individual visa? Due to be launched on 30th May 2022, the High Potential Individual visa (HPI) route is for individuals that have recently graduated from top global universities and want to work in the UK. Graduates should have successfully completed an eligible course of study equivalent to UK Bachelor’s degree […]

The top modern challenges women face in the legal sector

International Women’s Day this year was a particularly momentous occasion for the legal industry as 2022 marked exactly 100 years since the first woman solicitor, Carrie Morrison was admitted in England and Wales. According to the Law Society, women have represented more than 60% of new entrant solicitors since 1990, but many are leaving the […]

Can employers prevent staff from holidaying abroad to prevent quarantine chaos?

edit post EMPLOYMENT LAW Can employers prevent staff from holidaying abroad to prevent quarantine chaos? by ackroydlegal September 27, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Written by Rebecca Anderson As the government continues to ease restrictions, holidaying abroad has become a possibility once again. […]

Do I need permission from my former partner to take my child on holiday in England and Wales?

edit post FAMILY LAW Do I need permission from my former partner to take my child on holiday in England and Wales? by ackroydlegal August 10, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Written by Rebecca Anderson There are approximately 2.4 million separated families in […]

What steps do I need to take to make a successful medical negligence claim?

edit post INSIGHTS What do I need to establish for a successful medical negligence claim? by ackroydlegal August 3, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Written by Rebecca Anderson Medical negligence or clinical negligence occurs when a healthcare professional fails to meet their duty […]